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Extending Active Directory to the Cloud

by Russell Smith

Learn how to install Active Directory domain controllers in the Azure cloud, and make a connection between Azure and your on-premise network.

What you'll learn

This course is for those who'd like to extend on-premise Active Directory to the cloud by installing domain controllers running on Azure virtual machines. You will learn how to automate the deployment of domain controllers using Windows PowerShell, set up a VPN connection between Azure and your company's intranet, and how to test that AD replication is working between the two sites.

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About the author

Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to being a Contributing Editor at the Petri IT Knowledgebase, Russell blogs for Netwrix, and is an instructor at Pluralsight. Russell has more than 14 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security, co-authored one for Microsoft's Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, and was a regular contributor at Windows IT Professional magazine.

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